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The Republic of Korea-Universal Periodic Review-CCPR-September 2023

Date: September 12, 2023
Country: South Korea (Republic of Korea)
Type: Intl Mechanism Submission
Issues: Death Penalty
Mechanism: UN Human Rights Committee
Report Type: Shadow/Parallel Report
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Despite making significant progress since the last report, the Republic of Korea has neglected to take important steps to address ongoing issues surrounding the protection of the right to life under the Covenant, while also taking steps to actively undermine its current protections.